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Plein Air Society paints on Trunk Island
Friday, June 01, 2018

After meeting Dr. Ian Walker at a Bermuda Tourism Authority event, Rhona Emmerson was able to arrange for her group of artists - the Plein Air Society - to take a trip out to Trunk Island for a morning of painting on Sunday, 22nd April.


MSA students hold Toad-ally Terrific event
Thursday, May 24, 2018

Pupils from a convent school are helping Bermuda’s struggling toad population.


Video: Bridget The Sea Turtle’s Rehabilitation
Saturday, May 19, 2018

The Bermuda Tourism Authority has released a video highlighting the successful rehabilitation of a sea turtle named ‘Bridget’, with the video also providing tips on how to help if you find an injured turtle.


Endangered predators may lead to erosion of reefs
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Major marine predators including groupers and snappers are endangered, a scientist has warned.


Photos: MSA Students Raise Money For BZS
Thursday, May 17, 2018

In March of this year, the students of the two Mount Saint Agnes’ grade 3 classes held their “Toad-ally Terrific tag sale”, which was a fundraising event to support the Amphibian Project that is supported by the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS].



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Aming: Likely The Same Shark Being Seen
Bernews
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Following the recent shark sightings, local expert Choy Aming said he is “almost positive that the same hammerhead is being spotted repeatedly” and explained that hammerheads “are quite docile and are not really a threat to people” and “noted that this may be the only hammerhead you see in Bermuda in your life.”

There have been repeated sightings of a shark lately, with videos showing the hammerhead shark going viral on social media, as people express great interest in the island’s rather unusual visitor.

Mr. Aming, who is involved with Bermuda Shark Project, he told Bernews, “I am almost positive that the same hammerhead is being spotted repeatedly. I have been sent probably 10 different videos of the hammerhead over the last few weeks.

“This shark was first in Flatts and then spotted twice in St.George’s Harbour at the beginning of April. No one saw it for a week or so and then it was spotted at Swing Bridge and twice in St. Georges Harbor again. The last sighting was in the channel near Admiralty House on the weekend.

The shark seen in Flatts earlier this month: